A journey in textiles and color


  • Pochampally Ikat - a different weave

    The best part of shopping for fabrics for Mayil scarves is that I do it with my friends and family. It is easy to rope them in since everyone likes shopping. Now that our kids are older, I am able to travel by myself to India; likewise, my childhood friends with their similarly aged kids are free... View Post
  • Bhoodan movement and traveler's notes

    Read our main blog on Pochampally Ikat - a different weave. The Boodan Movement Before the 1970s, Pochampally mainly produced cotton ikats, and the color came from all natural sources. With the 1970s introduction of silk into the fabric, the Pochampally sari became famous, as did the tiny village... View Post